This Akkadian legal text is dated to July 10, 223 BC. It shows the appearance of cuneiform towards the end of the script's life. The text is a deed recording the sale of some house plots in Uruk during the Seleucid period.
Title: Seleucid Legal Text (Sale Of A House Plot)
Date Created: Hellenistic Period, Seleucid Dynasty, 10 July 223 BC
Physical Location: Chicago, IL
Location Created: Uruk, Iraq
Physical Dimensions: H: 10 x L: 11.7 x W: 3.4 cm
Provenance: Purchased by James Henry Breasted in 1920